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  • robmclau83
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    I’d love some tapes

    I’d love just even a couple tapes. I’ll take anything. New collector. Thanks!

  • Kurt Franke
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    Hey,

    I was gifted a box of GD and other cassettes. Got the Big Wu music out of it I was looking for. Happy to share the rest with you, or anyone else. Let me know.

    Kurt

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    Hey there! Im a younger fan and have been looking to acquire more tapes. if the tapes still need a home I’d love to take them off of your hands and can pay postage. Thanks! Hope you’re having a good summer

  • Forgotten Space
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    I have about 30 cassette tapes of shows from the 80s that I would like to give to someone who will use them. Let me know. Comes a time.

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    Looking for Dead tapes to enjoy! Other tapes welcome too! I'm a glassblower in the foothills of California and would be love to trade with you. Hit the reply button and let me know you're interested and what you'd like to offer and I'll reply accordingly, probably with some pictures of glass that I've made and could make for you. Thanks!

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    Looking for Dead tapes to enjoy! Other tapes welcome too! I'm a glassblower in the foothills of California and would be love to trade with you. Hit the reply button and let me know you're interested and what you'd like to offer and I'll reply accordingly, probably with some pictures of glass that I've made and could make for you. Thanks!
    ⚡️💀🌹🕺⚡️

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    Not sure if any of good people below still have tapes or CDs left… but this new ‘Head would love to give a good home to some tapes, some CDs or other media. I’m in BC, Canada if that affects anything :)

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    Hey everyone!
    I’m on the lookout for more tapes! Message me if you have some you want to give to a good home!

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    Hey now! Seeking high and low for JGB cassette tapes.
    Message me through this board for contact information.
    Life is a bowl full of Jerry's!

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    So…if you’re still interested, I have a box of 64 tapes ready to ship after culling the herd. All Dead, mostly 80’s. I’ll even pay postage, just want to see them go to a good home. Let me know, but I am not very tech savvy, (it was hard for me to even get to where I could post this), so please be patient.

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(NO LONGER AVAILABLE)

I have a couple dozen cassettes, and don't want to just toss them out. I'll send them to someone in the U.S. that wants them.

Shows include Palace (Auburn Hills, MI) 6-93; Cleveland 9-91; Palace 3-92; Chicago 6-92; Palace 6-93; Palace 7-94; Chicago 7-95, and a few miscellaneous. Scott, who owned InFlight Sports in East Lansing, Michigan at the time, taped these.

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Hello! I have recently started listening to the grateful dead, if anyone has any tapes they would like to part with I would definitely love to give them a listen. I live in the UK, and can help with paying for shipping. Thanks.

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Hello! I have recently started listening to the grateful dead, if anyone has any tapes they would like to part with I would definitely love to give them a listen. I live in the UK, and can help with paying for shipping. Thanks.

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I'm looking for any of the Ratdog Live series of cds....these were issued after the show on cd....I can do a B&P for any of the shows you may have....Please contact me at anytime.....
email: steveemming@yahoo.com

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i recently just acquired a large grateful dead and jerry garcia band tape collection. i’m new to the music and would love to know if these are original tapes or what not. anyone with any help out there i would gratefully appreciate it ! thanks.

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Hello fellow Deadheads! My most fervent hope is that you are all safe and healthy and happy! I've never posted to this site yet, but was prompted by the June Bulletin and here we go! I was 17 when I first saw the Dead and now, many shows and nearly 50 years later, I still remember that first show like it was yesterday. I would always stand next to the tapers section (because I figured they knew what they were doing and would be set up in the sweet spot) but never taped a show myself. However I sit here with my trusty old Aiwa deck that still works and its a day before my birthday and I see on this forum all the time that people need to find new homes for tapes from time to time and after seeing the June Bulletin I got the idea to finally post on here and let you all know that if you are looking for a new and safe home for any of your tapes for what ever reason, that I would promise to care, restore if needed, cherish and keep them safe. I would never, ever sell them, for what magic they would be to me! Why this old man would have to kick up the dirt and dance a little every day! I know I can stream and download this music elsewhere, but those of you who have owned these tapes know that there is a certain magic feeling about being able to see and touch and feel the music and to put it in your own tape machine and let it play and play.
Call me beggar, call me Jawa, call me leech, for all of these might be apt, but I would be proud to carry on your legacy in any tapes that find their way to me for as long as I am on this side of the dirt...

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Looking for 9/20/70 show on tape.

If you can help me on my quest please send me an email: wickham_g@live.com

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Will trade official releases or tapes for the tape
favorite show but cannot find it anywhere in cassette form

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Some of them should have the lineage on the J-card somewhere,Its the taping info like.
Neumann KM-184 > MP-2 > Edirol R-05 This is the rig I run.. This means if you dont know. Mic's are always first. Meaning Im running Nuemann KM-184 mics... Then if your rumming a preamp or ay other gear Im Running a Sound Device MP-2 Moic Preamp... Then lastly My deck whih is a Edirol R-05. There maybe other info in lineage too. My previous rig was Sennheiser K6-ME64 > MP-2 > TCD-D10 ProII....Tapes usually have what Gen. they are.. Like 1st gen SBD or 3rd en aud..Tjis means how may they are from the master recording..

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Some of them should have the lineage on the J-card somewhere,Its the taping info like.
Neumann KM-184 > MP-2 > Edirol R-05 This is the rig I run.. This means if you dont know. Mic's are always first. Meaning Im running Nuemann KM-184 mics... Then if your rumming a preamp or ay other gear Im Running a Sound Device MP-2 Moic Preamp... Then lastly My deck whih is a Edirol R-05. There maybe other info in lineage too. My previous rig was Sennheiser K6-ME64 > MP-2 > TCD-D10 ProII....Tapes usually have what Gen. they are.. Like 1st gen SBD or 3rd en aud..Tjis means how may they are from the master recording..

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Hey all,

Was listening to an piece on the Sirius/XM GD channel a few weeks back. One of the folks they interview was a notable taper located in Tallahassee, FL. Kind surpirsed me cause I live in Tally and I had no idea we had a celebrity taper in our midst. I totally missed the guys name. Anyone know who this is???

Thanks!

Hello,

I would be very grateful and blessed if you still have some of the 2000+ tapes you mentioned. I can help with shipping and handling. I own a few shows, but no actual tapes yet.

This would mean a lot to me. My name is Jeremiah and I am from upstate NY.

I look forward to speaking with you and seeing if you even have one or two, to help me start my tape journey :)

Thank You - With Love,

Jeremiah

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Looking for any and all tapes in the form of CDs! Would be willing to pay for postage.

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I had a sweet collection and gave them away in the early 90s 😢
I would love any and all tapes, will gladly pay postage, I also have an extensive digital collection and would be glad to burn cds to trade

I suggest that you get hooked up with a bit torrent client. This will allow you to download shows from bit torrent sites, such as bt.etree.org.

You can contact me at cb.bandrofcheck@comcast.net and I will guide you through the process of setting up.

Be Safe, Fare Well,

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Is there a policy against selling tapes? I have seen a couple of collections show up on CL and this week there is an extensive collection in an estate sale in Massachusetts.
I contacted the CL person and asked them not to sell but to offer up as free. They were nice and had some rosy BS to say about her parents giving her the tapes but she didnt want any more and was selling them. Alas, she did.
Being of the trading era i think its wrong to sell them and there may be an official dead policy or a place to report?

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It was always frowned on to sell the tapes, to put it no more strongly. However, Jerry's been gone these 25 years, and a lot of once-precious tape collections, by inheritance or general attrition, have ended up in the hands of people who aren't in Deadhead culture and can't reasonably be expected to operate based on it. I'm more startled that she found someone to pay money for it, given how often Heads are offering up their tapes for free after they've gone digital, and on this very site too.
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Had all his Dead tapes. Even mentioned what he paid. I thought Dave was gonna ......
“John we’re getting you trained in our ways, but your not quite there yet”. I jest.

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I have an idea for an art project and I am wondering where is the best place to ask for tape covers with hand written set lists and / or cool drawings that aren't being used. I would 100% pay for shipping.

Rock on!

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I can burn you a copy from mine.

Also, I would love for Heads to check out my first book, Drunk On Sunday.
There is a lot of GD in it and photo from Bob Minkin of my first show 9/18/87
https://www.amazon.com/Drunk-Sunday-Ross-Warner/dp/1733876480

Also, here was my interview with Dave and Gary on Sirius 23 a few weeks back

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CDs Done 04-08-72
04-01-80. 04-17-72
02-27-81
12-31-89
04-08-71
02-22-92
10-12-89
03-21-90
05-01-80
06-01-76
09-22-93
06-10-76
12-28-81
10-31-83
05-07-84
08-16-91
03-29-90
10-01-94
12-18-73
05-23-82
05-08-77
07-08-78
I transferred all onto my external HD looking to unload my CDs, if anyone is interested and in Long Island area they are yours, no mail just a handoff is all. All SDB and a matrix or 2

If you look in that folder, there are other SB tracks from the show Samson-to the end. They have posted them over the years

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Hello all! I'm a 15 year old new deadhead and I've been wanting to collect dead tapes for awhile. I was wondering if any of you are willing to send a couple of freebie tapes. Unfortunately, I'm broke money wise until I have a job so I cannot therefore pay for shipping. I understand times have been different for months now and its fine if you are unable to. Hopefully I'm not asking for much, I just think having physical copies of Dead shows is a very special treat that not many people have anymore. Also, CDs are great too, especially if they have cool artwork to go along with them. Anyways, just shoot me a message and maybe we can work something out. Thanks!

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I'm not local but will pay for shipping + handling. I am new to the Dead and these would be awesome to get. I will pass along to another newbie when I finish with them.

Let me know if you can.

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I'm not local but will pay for shipping + handling. I am new to the Dead and these would be awesome to get. I will pass along to another newbie when I finish with them.

Let me know if you can.

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Hey Folks! Two things: (1) I really miss MaryE and the vine trading community we had here for many years. I hope everyone is doing well! (2) Does anyone have most or many of the newer Hunter's Trix releases? He is up to # 126 now (awesome 10/15/84 show). Would love to get lossless versions and I have a lot of older sources, including some of his, to trade. Thanks!

Chef/Nick/anyone, I am willing to send you some CDs. PM me and we can talk

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Nice profile pic with Donna Jean :)

I've got a few of those lossless.
I know I've got HT123 - 126 FLAC

But would need to check past that.
Do you have a list of which you want and I can check what I've got.

Also, would love to hear the story behind the picture with DJG.

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Nice to see you! We could revive the vines if people want.
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Hi MaryE! Good suggestion! If people are interested in a vine, I would be willing to start one (some). I am in the process of acquiring some of the more recent Hunter's Trix matrices. Reply here if interested and let me know whether CD WAV format or DVD FLAC format works better for you.

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Hey everyone!
I’m new on this forum but was raised listening to the dead; just moved out and I only have one dead tape. I have a little money to pay for shipping and tapes if anyone has some! I’m looking for live tapes not tapes of the albums. I can do local pick up in Santa Cruz area. Thanks!
—Carly

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this post is not for the faint hearted,I was an early participant here from way back when Mr. Hunter was the webmaster..bout 30 trips around the sun give or take ago. I want my big ass collection of dead shows on cds to find a good home. These shows are Auds,Soundboards and about the best versions out there,no commercial releases.all done by the hands of the fans and thier decks. Ive known most of the tapers from back in the early days. These discs have been well kept in paper sleeves labeled and organized and stored in cabinets for cds and thats how i want them to stay. list of course is avail and pics , but I dont want to piece meal this collection out. is this possible?..would someone want this? is it all about hard drives, terabytes and streaming now? if not you maybe someone you know? shipping would be humongous.would have to be a pick up thing.im in the NYC area.Im not looking to sell the music of course. i Acquired most of this thru vines and the gratitude of the people who spread it far and wide. but with the huge amt of media put into it and storage cabinets maybe a barter thing or rtn of it on a hard drive..all open for discussion, ..also have hundreds of ratdog and PLQ shows but thats another project... PM me if this not beyond yours or someone you knows wildest Dead dreams through another day.

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Hi Dstache, and Happy New Year! Some of us still around, still deadicated, and still grateful for all the bounty shared on this site. Perhaps we should move this discussion to the Vineyard rather than the tapers section? I still have some vines that ended up with me when no one else requested them and could post in those vines to let people know they are available. And I would def be interested in the MTX shows if you vine them. Have not been to the Post Office for awhile but I think I remember how to do it!

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Hey JRP!!! Good to see you! Haha re: post office!! Which do you prefer WAV CD or FLAC DVD? I will post in the Vines in a couple of weeks and put your name first.